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Under the general supervision of the Director of Special Education, the Behavior Specialist provides support, training, consultation and assessment to staff in support of special education students with behavioral challenges in Butte County. In the course of his/her duties, the Behavior Specialist will work collaboratively with other service providers.
He/she will provide high quality staff development, classroom interventions, instructional best practices, core teaching interventions and technical behavior assistance to Butte County Office of Education personnel. In addition, he/she will be responsible to intervene and model effective behavioral interventions with special education students, analyze behavior from a functional perspective, develop positive interventions on a daily basis, conduct student functional analysis assessments, develop and implement positive behavior plans for students with behavioral challenges.
This Behavior Specialist may work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and in support of BCOE activities. The Behavior Specialist may attend student IEP meetings. the Behavior Specialist will provide guidance in behavior management techniques that comply with various Federal, State, and SELPA requirements.

Length of Work Year

7.5 hours per day/Monday-Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00pm/12 months/195 days annually (Prorated upon hire)

1. A valid Special Education California Teaching Credential and/or a Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Psychology
2. Valid California driver’s license
1. Board Certification as a Behavior Analyst
2. Valid California Administrative Services Credential
3. License as a Clinical Social Worker; or Marriage, Family & Child Counselor
4. National Behavior Analysis Certification
5. California Administrative Services Credential and three years experience in Administration preferred

1. Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying
2. Bachelor of Arts or Science in applied behavioral sciences, psychology, social work, sociology, education, or mental health related field, however, a Master’s degree is preferred
3. A minimum of three years of working experience in special education
4. Experience in conducting student functional behavior analysis
5. Training in behavioral interventions such as Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) techniques

TO APPLY: Visit:
Online applications only; no paper copies will be accepted. All online applications must be accompanied by the following attachments;
Incomplete applications will not be accepted
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Three Letters of Recommendation, current letters preferred
• Transcripts
• Copy of valid, unexpired Special Education California Teaching Credential or California Pupil Personnel Service Credential in School Psychology print out from CTC website:

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Add’l Salary Info:

Salary Schedule 01C, Range 12, $88,375.22 – $112,776.30 annually. This position is exempt from overtime. Annual stipend pay: Master’s $750 or Doctorate $1,250 (Salary and stipend prorated upon hire)

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 36
Education Required: Bachelor's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Accessible by Public Transportation: No
Salary: $88,375.22 - $112,776.30 annually